Breaking up is legally hard – particularly when it’s with a client. Clearly, this is NOT the outcome we envision when we accept a new client, and for most small business start-ups, it causes huge anxiety to turn down work. BUT sometimes, there are differences in opinion over scope, deliverables, even pricing and values, which … Read more Breaking Up with Clients Legally
When purchasing a template, it’s important to understand the rules of use. I want to share a conversation with you about using Legally Shalini templates for commercial purposes, other than your own website and business because this applies to any templates you buy to use in your business. A website developer client (non-affiliate) asked me … Read more Did you know…? Templates have rules of use! Read on….
Being a Heart Centred Entrepreneur – What Does Your Client Agreement Say About You? Law is not the easiest of professions. Trust me, we do not come to our profession with creativity, empathy and heart space as a priority. Creativity and heart-centeredness is beaten out of us at law school and then the demands of … Read more Mindset, Relationship, and Life Coaches – how well is your client agreement written?
If you’re a small business, testimonials from happy customers are great to use when encouraging new customers to choose you, rather than your competition. They can be a key factor deciding whether to work with you or not, so it’s important to get them right. But you need to make certain you have legal permission to … Read more Testimonials for Small Business – legal problems and solutions.
Wow, 2021 is at our door! After the shenanigans of 2020, a little bit of planning now will go a long way towards a steadier, productive and profitable 2021. Many planning checklists will come your way and checklists are great. Except most business planning checklists leave out a KEY requirement for business success and … Read more One KEY thing that Business Planning Checklists miss!
Do you have a Service Contract? Your own custom drafted service contract for YOUR coaching service? Perhaps you offer some or all of these – Business coaching Mindset coaching Visibility coaching Health coaching Energetic therapies Holistic Health Massage therapy Nutritional coaching Coaching Packages A contract is an agreement made between you and your client that … Read more Calling all coaching or therapy service providers!
When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft. So, you’re a new small business, everyone wants a piece of your time, your suppliers all want their money and your customers are refusing to pay. Your profits are being squashed from all sides, and something’s got to give. You are looking to cut corners. Get something for nothing. … Read more When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft.
Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more Are penalty fees legal?
Shalini recently spoke with Lauren Stratford, Productivity Coach at Seriously Sorted, regarding client agreements and the multitude of benefits. You can listen here to the podcast, or you may prefer to read the transcript below. As always, if you need help with your own client agreement, you can contact me for a free chat, or … Read more How Your Client Agreement Builds Better Relationships
Having been in the legal space for going on 20 years, it’s safe to say that I have had a vast number of conversations with business owners seeking legal support! Some were with established business owners. Some were with men in business. But by far largest business owner group I have supported are new female … Read more Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase